When you're running perl script.pl you are
using the version of Perl from your path. This seems to
When running ./script.pl you're using the
version in /usr/contrib/bin/perl. Looks like
that's Perl version 4. to confirm this type
/usr/contrib/bin/perl -v at your command
To fix it, find out which version of Perl is on your
path by typing which perl and replace the
/usr/contrib/bin/perl in your script with the
results of that command.
"Perl makes the fun jobs fun
and the boring jobs bearable" - me
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